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Description: Road map of Kutch, Gujarat with highways, roads, and railway lines marked. The map also shows the Rann of Kutch, and the Gulf of Kutch Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_15_P_0112 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 15 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Gujarat Access: Map Format: Print
Topics: Map, Survey, Transport, Kutch
Archives at the National Centre for Biological Sciences
by Krishnan, KS; Mathew, MK; Sowdhamini, R; Srinivasan, N
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Description: Invitation confirmation for speaking at felicitation event for Prof P Balaram, Krishnanʼs PhD supervisor and scientific collaborator. Also when the Thathachari Foundation presented him an award. Includes Krishnanʼs hand drawn sketch of P Balaram. Accession Number: MS-003_2_7_11_11_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 7 Container 2: 11 Source: 11 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x15cm Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Correspondence Format:...
Topics: Thathachari Foundation Award, NCBS--metadata=subject:Krishnan, KS, PhD Supervisor, Sketch
Description: Letter from M. K. Mathew, Head, Academic Activities, NCBS to K. S. Krishnan about collaborating on the project “Peptide toxins of therapeutic value from Toxoglossan molluscs collected from Indian coasts”. The letter discuss the experimental paradigm and the available ion channel containing oocytes to study the effect of peptide toxins from snails. This was one among the other letters filed in the grant proposal for the multi-institutional project on Indian Conus snails....
Topics: Neurotoxicity, Peptide, Ion channel, Neurophysiology, Xenopus, Cone Snails
Description: Letter from Stephen Cox inviting Siddiqi to be a member of the Royal Societyʼs B-Side Editorial Board with affiliations to Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. The letter mentions that the Editor would consult the board for advice on proposals submitted, suggestions of topics for future issues, suggesting suitable referees or advice on new initiatives. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_8_22_P_0015 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3...
Topics: Royal Society, Editorial board--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid
Description: Letter from J.P. Sharma, Secretary to Government, Agriculture and Horticulture Department to Obaid Siddiqi. Sharma writes that UAS is not willing to spare the land required for the proposed Centre but Gopala Reddy, Secretary to the Chief Minister is of the opinion that a location certainly must be found. Sharma assures Siddiqi of his assistance in the matter Accession Number: MS-001_2_1_10_2_P_0071 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 10 Source: 2...
Topics: Government, Land, UAS, Bureaucracy
Description: Map of India with Project Field Stations marked in Jaisalmer and Dudhwa. A close up map of districts in Rajasthan marks the Desert National Park in the Thar Desert Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_15_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 15 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Map Format: Computer print
Topics: Map, Survey, Rajasthan, Desert National Park, Fieldwork
Description: Letter from N. Muralidhar, Administrative Officer, TIFR to The Director of the Central Ground Water Board requesting for a survey of the GKVK land in order to dig borewells. Muralidhar writes that the yield they require from the 20 acre land is about “4500 gallons/hour” Accession Number: MS-002_1_1_1_1_P_0026 Collection: Series:MS-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: T.M. Sahadevan Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location:...
Topics: Land, GKVK, Water, Civil, Logistics, Construction
Description: Letter from the Chairman of the Science Awareness and Promotion Trust inviting Siddiqi to be on the advisory committee of the trust. Khan specifies that it is a non-political and non-profit making social organisation working to bring scientific culture and awareness amongst the educationally and socially under-privileged of the country. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_6_24_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 6 Source: 24 Repository: Siddiqi...
Topics: SAPT, Science awareness, Science Education
Description: Guido Pontecorvo delivering the Gandhi Memorial Lecture at RRI Bangalore Accession Number: MS-001_7_1_58_1_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 58 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Gandhi Memorial Lecture, RRI
Description: Handwritten meeting notes -- Visit to Europe and USA, including scouting for future researchers for NCBS. Includes summary of Sumantra Chattarjiʼs background Accession Number: MS-001_4_10_31_2_P_0015 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 10 Container 2: 31 Source: 2 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -- Research Dimensions: 8x6 inches Extent: 1p Location: USA Access: Research note Format: Ink on paper
Topic: Faculty search
Description: Letter from Veronica Rodrigues to H.S. Hampal, Ministry of Home Affairs, regarding the rejection of her application for citizenship under the grounds that her parents were not born in India despite her having clarified that they were born in Goa. She writes that she has been informed that she may reapply after marriage to an Indian citizen Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_P_0008 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository:...
Topics: Citizenship, Government of Maharashtra, Bureaucracy, Goa, India
Archives at the National Centre for Biological Sciences
by Indian Institute of Architects
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Description: Siddiqiʼs copy of Journal of the Indian Institute of Architects. Cover image is of Raj Rewalʼs architecture, Central Institute of Educational Technology, New Delhi. Includes note on Rewal receiving the IIAʼs Babura Mhatre Gold Medal for 1989. Rewal would go on to be picked as the architect for the first NCBS buildings. Accession Number: MS-001_6_6_57_10_0001-0044 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 6 Container 2: 57 Source: 10 Repository: Obaid Siddiqi Papers -...
Topics: Indian Institute of Architects, Raj Rewal, Campus architecture
Description: Letter from Seymour Benzer to Siddiqi wishing him on his birthday. He talks about the circumstances in Pasadena (LA Riots) and Bombay (Babri Masjid riots). Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_38_P_0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 38 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x10 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Fax Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Political turmoil, Babri Masjid, Los Angeles Riots
Description: From left to right: Harriet Taylor, Audre Luoff, Jacques Monod, Boris Ephrussi with an issue of the New Yorker at the Cold Spring Harbor Symposium. Accession Number: MS-001_7_1_58_3_P_0033 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 58 Source: 3 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Cold Spring Harbor Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Description: Correspondence to the minister of fisheries, Government of Kerala seeking permission to develop a shed - a temporary field station to rear cone snails at Neendkara port, Kollam. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_4_P_0021 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 8 Source: 4 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Correspondence Format: Computer print
Topics: Conus, Neendakara, Kerala, DBT project, Rearing, Conotoxin
Description: Classic and modern forms of scientific misconduct and cases of the same. Also refers to writings of Karl Popper, practical suggestions and advice to avoid the same. Accession Number: MS-003_3_3_12_4_P_0050 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 12 Source: 4 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Ethics, Falsification, Right and Wrong, Thoughts vs Notes, Case studies, Karl Popper
Description: Handwritten notes on Syed Ahmed Khan and modernization of Muslims. Siddiqi delivered a talk on aforementioned topic at the Sir Syed Ahmed Khan Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Sciences, at the award ceremony when in 2004. Accession Number: MS-001_1_2_4_6_0016-0022 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 4 Source: 6 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 7p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten Page -...
Topics: Muslims, Syed Ahmed Khan
Description: Handwritten notes of travel plans for a visit to Germany and Switzerland when Siddiqi was at Cambridge on a sabbatical. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_11_P_0048 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 11 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten Page Format: Ink on paper
Topic: Clare Hall
Description: Thoughts on biology, his connection to it and how it has developed over the course of his career, the brain and the genetic and genomic toolboxes which neurobiology has in common with other sub-fields of biology. Accession Number: MS-003_3_3_12_4_0020-0025 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 12 Source: 4 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 6p Location: Unknown Access: Note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Biology, Neurobiology, Brain, Behaviour, Genetics, Attenborough
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Description: The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex. Darwin, Charles. John Murray, Albemarle Street, London. Third Edition - 1901. Accession Number: BB-001_0_0_0_1 Collection: Series:BB-01 Sub-Series: 0 Container 1: 0 Container 2: 0 Source: 1 Repository: Bibliography - Siddiqi Dimensions: 8x6 inches Extent: 1051p Location: London Access: Book Format: Text
Topics: Sexual selection, Evolutionary theory, Adaptation
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Description: Guido Pontecorvo and Asiya Siddiqi Accession Number: MS-001_7_1_58_1_P_0014 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 58 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topic: Asiya Siddiqi--metadata=subject:Pontecorvo, G.
Description: Siddiqi receiving the Rameshwar Das Birla National Award Accession Number: MS-001_7_2_58_7_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 58 Source: 7 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topic: Rameshwar Das Birla National Award
Description: Letter from Mushirul Hasan regarding conferring Siddiqi the Honoris Causa (Degree of Letters) by the Jamia Millia Islamia University Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_16_5_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 16 Source: 5 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: New Delhi Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topics: Jamia Millia Islamia, Honorary Degree
Description: Siddiqi with Martin Heisenberg (4th from left), U. B. Poornima (architect at NCBS, 1st from right) and others at the construction of the amphitheatre at NCBS. Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_13_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 13 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topic: NCBS--metadata=subject:Heisenberg, Martin
Description: Letter to Dr Wahab, Advisor, Department of biotechnology about a multi-institutional project proposal to deep sequence the cone snail venom ducts to identify genes of active peptides of therapeutic and industrial interest. Accession Number: MS-003_2_2_8_5_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 8 Source: 5 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Correspondence Format: Computer...
Topics: Conotoxin, Conus, DBT, Sequencing, Venom duct, India
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Description: R to L: K. VijayRaghavan, Kusum Singh, R.N. Singh. Also seen is O. Siddiqi. TIFR. Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_20_P_0012 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 20 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Description: Describes the genetic crosses set up for different strains of Drosophila melanogaster in lab. Accession Number: MS-003_1_3_3_3_P_0045 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 3 Source: 3 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Handwritten note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Drosophila melanogaster, Genetic cross, Mutants, Wild-type, Krishnan lab
Description: Structural Biology Meeting at IISc. L to R: S. Mayor, J. Udgaonkar, M. Panicker, M.K. Mathew Accession Number: NI-005_2_6_2_9_P_0012 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 6 Container 2: 2 Source: 9 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5x7 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Structural Biology, IISc--metadata=subject:Krishnan, K.S.
Archives at the National Centre for Biological Sciences
by Board of High School and Intermediate Education United Provinces
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Description: High school examination certificate from 1946 specifying the subjects Siddiqi took. He was placed in the first division. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_1_P_0010 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 6x8 inches Extent: 1p Location: Allahabad Access: Certificate Format: Typewritten on paper
Topic: High school Certificate
Description: Letter from V.J. Gaonkar, Under Secretary to the Government of Maharashtra recognising Veronica Rodrigues as an Indian citizen under the Goa, Daman and Diu (Citizenship) Order 1962. Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_P_0002 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: "Establishment office, NCBS." Dimensions: 8.5x11 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bombay Access: Correspondence Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Citizenship, Government, Maharashtra, British Citizenship, Goa
Description: Letter from Veronica Rodrigues to R. Vijayaraghavan regarding the unnecessary use of gendered titles for women scientists in official correspondence. She asks that this practice be stopped unless male scientists too are addressed the same way. There is a signed note at the bottom of the letter stating that the prefix not be used to for Rodrigues as that is her preference and that there is no specific order or guideline from the Dean regarding the matter. Accession Number:...
Topics: K. VijayRaghavan, Gender, Personal, Women scientists, Politics
Description: Group photograph of NCBS faculty, students and staff during Council Meeting at NCBS. Council members, including Ratan Tata, laid the foundation stone titled “Celebrating the establishment of the National Centre for Biological Sciences” near the new NCBS canteen pond. Accession Number: NI-005_2_4_2_2_P_0006 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 2 Source: 2 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India"...
Topics: Ratan Tata, NCBS, Campus, TIFR, Foundation stone
Description: No objection certificate issued by S. Ashok Rao, Administrative Officer, NCBS regarding Veronica Rodriguesʼ application for a visa to enable her to attend a seminar at University of Utrecht, Netherlands called “Tuning your Research Focus to the European Context” Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_5_P_0026 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 5 Repository: "Establishment office, NCBS." Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p...
Topics: Seminar, Europe, Netherlands, Research
Description: Letter from the Director of TIFR to Siddiqi with the details of Honorarium and other facilities for Professor Emeritus Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_2_6_P_0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 2 Source: 6 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x10 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Letter Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Professor Emeritus, NCBS
Description: Campus life -- NCBS at the TIFR Building on the IISc campus. Image of T.M. Sahadevan in a slow bicycle race. Accession Number: NI-005_5_1_3_18_P_0013 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 5 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 18 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: TIFR building, IISc campus, NCBS--metadata=subject:Sahadevan, T.M.
Archives at the National Centre for Biological Sciences
by Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: A log of rainfall height taken every few days, along with notes describing the timings Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_0001-0002 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 2p Location: Unknown Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Rainfall, Log, Conservation, Research
Description: A. Firodia thanks O. Siddiqi for visiting and accepting the H.K. Firodia Memorial Award in 2004. He also comments that Siddiqi was “forthright in analysing how you narrowly missed the Nobel Prize”. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2004 went to Richard Axel and Linda B. Buck for their work on “odorant receptors and the organization of the olfactory system”. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_9_45_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container...
Topics: H.K. Firodia Memorial Award, Nobel Prize, Olfaction
Description: A graph that shows the effect of rainfall on grass height during 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1988. Below the graph, there are notes that interpret the graphical data Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_9_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Note Format: Computer print
Topics: Graph, Rainfall, Conservation, Grass, Research, Technology
Description: Siddiqi receiving the Padma Vibhushan Medal from President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Accession Number: MS-001_7_2_58_14_P_0006 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 58 Source: 14 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: New Delhi Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Topic: Padma Vibhushan
Description: Letter from Homi Bhabha to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on Siddiqiʼs return to India and the state of Indian science. He comments on the attitude towards scientists and how politicians are given more importance than scientists even though science ”might be of greater significance from a world point of view” (global viewpoint). Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_9_P_0008 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -...
Topics: Jawaharlal Nehru--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid, Indian scientists
Description: Siddiqi in the Molecular Biology Unit laboratory in TIFR Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_19_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 19 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bombay Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Topics: TIFR, MBU
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Description: Letter of recommendation for Siddiqi by Reayat Khan Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_1_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 12x8 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Letter Format: Typewritten on paper
Topic: Recommendation--metadata=subject:Khan, Reayat--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid
Description: Siddiqiʼs notes, titled “Project with Indu Menon”, with list of music (artists and ragas) which was presumably shared by Indu Menon. He made detailed notes on how to bookmark and save webpages, search and download music. He also lists his favourite vocal artists and instruments. Accession Number: MS-001_6_6_57_19_0001-0009 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 6 Container 2: 57 Source: 19 Repository: Obaid Siddiqi Papers - Biographical Dimensions: 11.5x8.5...
Topics: Classical music, Indu Menon, Raga
Description: Neurophysiological defects in temperature-sensitive mutants of Drosophila. With S. Benzer. Annotated typewritten and handwritten drafts, related correspondence with Benzer. [Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 73:3253] Accession Number: MS-001_4_15_39_5_0001-0127 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 15 Container 2: 39 Source: 5 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -- Research Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 127p Location: Unknown Access: Research note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Temperature-sensitive mutant, Drosophila melanogaster, Neurogenetics--metadata=subject:Benzer,...
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Description: Certificate of Siddiqiʼs BSc degree in Botany and Zoology at Aligarh Muslim University, 1951 Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_1_P_0009 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 5x8 inches Extent: 1p Location: Aligarh Access: Certificate Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: BSc Certificate--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid, Aligarh Muslim University
Description: Masood Haider informs O. Siddiqi that the Aligarh Alumni Associations of North America has decided to give Siddiqi the “Sir Syed Ahmed Khan Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Poetry, Literature, Arts or Sciences”. Siddiqi, in his response, thanks Haider and says that he is a “fervent admirer of Sir Syed and you decision gives me much joy”. Siddiqi reflects on his years at Aligarh and recalls Dr Intisar who taught him chemistry. Accession Number:...
Topics: Syed Ahmed Khan, Aligarh
Description: Note by Obaid Siddiqi explaining the reasons why Bangalore was finally chosen as the location for the proposed Centre. Siddiqi writes that while Poona and Bombay were also considered, the options turned out to be unviable or unavailable. The Karnataka Government offered land for the Centre, and one of the sites offered was in the UAS campus. Accession Number: MS-001_2_1_10_1_0047-0050 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 10 Source: 1 Repository:...
Topics: Bangalore, Location, Government, Resources
Description: Post card from Salim Ali to Siddiqi congratulating him on his nomination for the Padma Bhushan Republic day Honour list Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_22_0004-0005 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 20 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 Extent: 1 card Location: Unknown Access: Post card Format: Ink on paper
Topic: Padma Bhushan--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid
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Description: Siddiqi with Veronica Rodrigues (Top row 2nd from left), K.S. Krishnan (bottom row, 1st from left), K. VijayRaghavan (Bottom row, 1st from right) and others Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_20_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 20 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
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Description: Brain membranes and lipid model systems -- experiments described with methodology and record of all the data of the same. Accession Number: MS-003_1_1_1_1_0001-0379 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 20x32cm Extent: 379p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Handwritten notes Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Lab record--metadata=subject:Krishnan, K. S., PhD--metadata=subject:MBU, IISc, Lipids, Brain
Description: K.S. Krishnan at the Structural Biology Meeting at IISc Accession Number: NI-005_2_6_2_9_P_0001 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 6 Container 2: 2 Source: 9 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5x7 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Structural Biology, IISc
Description: View from NCBS main building (now Eastern Lab Complex) of the campus lawn and path to guest house. The Southern Lab Complex (SLC) would occupy some of the open space seen in this image by 2012. Image from selections for Annual Report. Accession Number: NI-005_4_1_2_12_P_0016 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 2 Source: 12 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from...
Topics: NCBS, Campus architecture, Architecture, Southern Lab Complex, TIFR, Bangalore
Description: Letter from K. S. Krishnan confirming his acceptance of the offer to join NCBS as Joint Faculty from the academic year 2003-2004 Accession Number: NI-002_1_1_1_1_P_0009 Collection: Series:NI-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: NCBS Deans Office Dimensions: 11.5x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topic: NCBS--metadata=subject:Udgaonkar, J.
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Description: A notification stating that the Aryabhatta medal of 1992 is being awarded to Obaid Siddiqi for his contributions to molecular genetics and research in neurogenetics of sensory perception in Drosophila Accession Number: MS-001_6_1_55_7_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 55 Source: 7 Repository: Obaid Siddiqi Papers - Biographical Dimensions: 11.5x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Notification Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Aryabhatta medal, Drosophila, Neurogenetics, Molecular genetics--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, O.
Description: Siddiqi with M. Ramaswami (left) and Veronica Rodrigues (right) Accession Number: MS-001_7_4_59_21_P_0006 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 59 Source: 21 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Description: Asiya Siddiqi family -- Police Department group photograph. Lucknow Accession Number: MS-001_7_3_S25_0_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 3 Container 2: S25 Source: 0 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 11x17 inches Extent: 1p Location: Lucknow Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Topics: Lucknow, Police
Description: Campus life -- NCBS at the TIFR Building on the IISc campus. Image of students working in the lab. Accession Number: NI-005_5_1_3_18_P_0008 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 5 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 18 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: TIFR building, IISc campus, NCBS, Student research.
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Description: Max Delbruck (left) and Salvador Luria (right) at the Cold Spring Harbor Lab Accession Number: MS-001_7_1_58_3_P_0023 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 58 Source: 3 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Cold Spring Harbor Access: Photograph Format: Print from black and white negative
Description: Letter from Siddiqi to K VijayRaghavan regarding the series of lectures by Evelyn Fox-Keller. He says that she will be staying for a month and giving 8 lectures on 4 different topics, one of them being Gender and Science. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_9_29_P_0022 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 9 Source: 29 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topic: Gender
Description: Ephemera from John Watersʼ Polyester -- scratch card titled “Odorama”. Likely from Siddiqiʼs time at Caltech Accession Number: MS-001_6_3_56_6_0001-0002 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 56 Source: 6 Repository: Obaid Siddiqi Papers - Biographical Dimensions: 12 X 4.5 Extent: 2p Location: Unknown Access: Film ticket Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Polyester--metadata=subject:Waters, John, Odorama, Scratch cards, Caltech
Description: Letter from Siddiqi to Paul Nurse regarding the cancellation of his trip due to unforeseen circumstances. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_7_30_P_0003 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 7 Source: 30 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Description: Letter from Pontecorvo to Leo Szilard recommending Siddiqi and commenting on how mediocre scientists are promoted but nothing is done to retain the good scientists. Accession Number: MS-001_1_1_1_9_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11.5x8 inches Extent: 1p Location: Glasgow Access: Letter Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Recommendation--metadata=subject:Pontecorvo, G. --metadata=subject:Szilard,...
Description: Letter from K Sankaranarayanan to K Damodaran, under secretary to the Govt. Of India, regarding the status reports of three projects - National Center for Biological Sciences, Giant Metrewave-length Radio Telescope, Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_8_0001-0005 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 8 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 5p Location: Mumbai Access:...
Topics: NCBS, GMRT, HBCSE
Description: From left to right: K.S. Krishnan, K. VijayRaghavan, M. Ramaswami Accession Number: MS-001_7_1_58_4_P_0014 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 7 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 58 Source: 4 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Photographs Dimensions: 5.5x3.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: TIFR Bombay Access: Photograph Format: Print from colour negative
Description: Covers the types of scientific misconduct with examples and suggestions on how to best avoid them. Thoughts on scientific and research ethics in addition to thoroughness and honesty. Accession Number: MS-003_3_3_12_4_0038-0049 Collection: Series:MS-003 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 12 Source: 4 Repository: KS Krishnan papers Dimensions: 21x29.7cm Extent: 12p Location: Unknown Access: Notes Format: Computer print with Image
Topics: Scientific Fraud, Misconduct, Ethics, Reproducibility, Plagiarism, Occam's razor
Description: Letter from Jayant Udgaonkar, TIFR to Virendra Singh, Director, TIFR requesting funds in order to place orders for research material. There is a signed note to Obaid Siddiqi at the bottom of the page where Udgaonkar writes that the institute should be able to make him an advance on the funds as he was offered a position before the formalisation of the institute Accession Number: MS-001_2_1_10_1_P_0037 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 10 Source: 1...
Topics: Funding, Research, Institution, Equipment, Logistics
Description: A handwritten letter from S. Kesavan, PhD student at Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, to T.M. Sahadevan where Kesavan says that he and a colleague will be coming to Bangalore and requests Sahadevan to arrange accommodation for them. Accession Number: MS-002_1_1_1_1_P_0031 Collection: Series:MS-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: T.M. Sahadevan Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Paris Access: Correspondence Format: Ink on...
Topics: Kesavan, Student, Research, Administration, Paris
Description: Annual meeting 2011 -- NCBS; Ralph Greenspan course -- Handwritten notes including on new recruits to NCBS - Mahesh Sankaran research. Note on Benzer group “eccentrics”. Accession Number: MS-001_4_10_32_6_0001-0031 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 10 Container 2: 32 Source: 6 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -- Research Dimensions: 8x6 inches Extent: 31p Location: Unknown Access: Research note Format: Ink on paper
Description: Security guard standing next to signboard for NCBS-TIFR Guest House -- early construction. Accession Number: NI-005_1_3_1_5_P_0007 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 1 Source: 5 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Guest House, NCBS, TIFR, Bangalore, Accommodation
Description: A newspaper page with several articles. One of the articles is titled “Shivappa demands CBI probe into UAS affairs” and the title is underlined. The article mentions that allegations of corruption in UAS were brought up in Parliament, and a line mentioning the sale of 20 acres of land to TIFR is underlined Accession Number: MS-001_2_1_10_5_P_0014 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 10 Source: 5 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Administration...
Topics: Newspaper, Media, Corruption, Funds, UAS, Government
Description: Letter from International Centre for Theoretical Physics to Siddiqi inviting him to act as the Director for a course on Neurophysics. It also has the details on expenses Siddiqi is entitled to. Accession Number: MS-001_1_3_5_19_P_0008 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 5 Source: 19 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Trieste Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topics: Neurophysics, ICTP--metadata=subject:Lu, Yu
Description: Field notes on weather, environment and the Bengal florican sightings and behaviour by Ravi Sankaran. Written in Dudhwa National Park in the Terai of Uttar Pradesh Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_5_0013-0048 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 5 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 36p Location: "Dudhwa National Park, Uttar Pradesh" Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Bengal florican, Dudhwa National Park, Terai, Wildlife, Behaviour
Description: Letter from Siddiqi to Webb V.H. stating that he has joined TIFR Accession Number: MS-001_1_2_3_1_P_0011 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 3 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 9x7 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bombay Access: Correspondence Format: Typewritten on paper
Topic: The Macmillan Company
Description: Proposed staff structure for NCBS that details what is to be expected of those hired. It also includes a list of staff positions to be hired from the institute directly and those to be hired on contract. Accession Number: MS-002_1_1_1_1_0006-0007 Collection: Series:MS-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: T.M. Sahadevan Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 2p Location: Bangalore Access: Memo Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: NCBS, Administration, Institution, Employment, Staff
Description: Letter from Neuweiler to Siddiqi citing reasons for the rejection of his paper. Accession Number: MS-001_1_2_3_15_P_0007 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 3 Source: 15 Repository: Siddiqi Papers - Correspondence Dimensions: 11x8.5 inches Extent: 3p Location: Munich Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topic: Academic paper